08/27/2012

Selling love and buying panic

The below charts compare the indicators with the six-month forward return on the Euro Stoxx 50 and S&P 500 respectively, meaning the last blue observation is the return on the index today if one had invested six-months ago.

08/27/2012

London's future: The City changes course

A growing litany of scandals is challenging London's position as never before. With capital fast building up in Asia itself, what role does The City have in the future?

08/21/2012

Free banking: what are the alternatives to the high street banks?

Until the meltdown at NatWest last month, most of us no doubt took it for granted that our salaries would automatically appear in our bank accounts, direct debits would be paid on time and we could withdraw our own money from a cashpoint when we needed it

08/20/2012

The London Singapore swing

Some young London bankers intent on saving their careers are trading the troubles of the Square Mile for the shiny shore of Lion City. Simon English weighs the pros and cons of moving there